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Dave Madden

Reuben Kincaid In 'Partridge Family'

Dead At 82

1/16/2014 1:20 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Dave Madden  -- who played "The Partridge Family's" aggravated band manager on the 1970s TV show -- has died after a long illness at age 82 ... TMZ has learned.

Madden played Reuben Kincaid on the show ... who was often bedeviled by the antics of the Partridge kids, particularly Danny, played by Danny Bonaduce.

Dave's former agent tells TMZ ... he died of congestive heart and kidney failure early this morning.

Madden also appeared on another popular 70s TV show, "Laugh-In" and was the author of a couple books, including a book of memoirs published in 2007.

We're told Madden died in Florida ... where he lived with his wife.

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john johnson    

it usually comes in threes, who is next?

177 days ago
47.

SandyLester    

RIP

177 days ago
48.

Jay    

Sad day. The last female mushkins dies, Ruben dies and my favorite, The Professor from Gilligans Island died. Grew up on these shows, we were lucky to have them! Shows today are crap, it's wonderful they show the repeats of these now days.

177 days ago
49.

quilligan    

Another death? I hear my childhood flushing...

177 days ago
50.

boricuasexygata    

So sad to hear another celebrity death.. R.I.P.. my condolences to all his love's ones...

177 days ago
51.

Ben    

He is in heaven, with the Professor.

177 days ago
52.

Ben    

Pleasant passage wishes for Dave!

177 days ago
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toddpugz7111    

First the Professor, now Mr. Kinkaid? WOW ! As I hope they rest in peace and send my condolences to their families, I sit here feeling quite old remembering the stars of my childhood.

177 days ago
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thesby    

back in the day before cable tv and the internet tv shows were so hot to watch!tv shows like the partridge family was one that i watched every friday during my childhood!dave madden was a very funny man that helped make the partridge family a great tv show to watch!he will be deeply missed!R.I.P. Dave!

177 days ago
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toddpugz7111    

"C'mon get happy!"

177 days ago
56.

Scott Levy    

Never saw the show, it was before my time. But rest in peace, whoever you are!

177 days ago
57.

dayzemae    

bless his family & friends..R.I.P.

177 days ago
58.

Franc    

Shoot, I thought it was Paul Reuben. He's about that old and forgotten.

177 days ago
59.

Mustard or Ketchup    

Great show!!! And memories. RIP~

177 days ago
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Black Dirt Goodness    

I loved the interaction between him and Danny. Great actor.

177 days ago
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